IPL 7: Virender Sehwag's Blistering Ton Takes Kings XI Punjab to First-Ever Final

Virender Sehwag slammed a 58-ball 122 to guide Kings XI Punjab to a 24-run victory over Chennai Super Kings and qualify for the final for the first time. Punjab will play Kolkata Knight Riders on Sunday.

updated: May 31, 2014 00:13 IST
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Mumbai: Turning the clock back, Virender Sehwag showed his vintage best with a power-packed century as Kings XI Punjab humbled Chennai Super Kings by 24 runs to reach the IPL final for the first time, here on Friday. (Blog | Scorecard)

Sehwag flattened the CSK attack with a 58-ball 122, which propelled his side to an imposing 226 for six after being invited to bat on a batting paradise at Wankhede stadium.

The Punjab side then survived carnage from Suresh Raina, who responded with a majestic 25-ball 87, as CSK managed 202 for seven in their chase.

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